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Recognized among the nation’s premier research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for over 7,000 students.

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20+

interdisciplinary programs spanning multiple colleges

$66.5K

average starting salary of 2021 graduates

9:1

student-to-faculty ratio

6th

university in the world recognized as an NGO by the United Nations, with 56 United Nations–related programs every year

1,469

undergraduate students took part in research in 2019-20

111

undergraduate degree programs and majors

26

average class size

94%

of our students completed one or more internships or an experiential learning opportunity

1,600

acres on three contiguous campuses

1,812

graduate students

13

themed residential communities

5,451

undergraduate students

25

NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports for men and women

200+

150+ clubs, plus 40 intramural and club sports and 23 fraternities and sororities

93%

of Lehigh undergraduate students participate in an extracurricular activity

65,000+

hours of community service performed by the Lehigh community

250

study abroad programs in 74 countries offered to Lehigh students

40%

of Lehigh students have an international experience while at Lehigh, and 30% of those students participate in more than one abroad experience

79

countries represented in the undergraduate and graduate populations

100+

fully funded Iacocca International Internships in about 32 countries every year

24K+

full-time positions and internships posted on Lehigh's Center for Career & Professional Development job board

85K

graduates in the Lehigh alumni network

97%

of the class of 2021 were employed, continuing education or pursuing military or volunteer service

2,754

interviews with employers on campus

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Political scientist Anthony DiMaggio, in new book, says fighting fascism must become a regular topic of conversation in homes, schools and elsewhere.

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Judy Marks ’84 ’13P to Lehigh’s Class of 2022: This is the Pursuit of Lifelong Transformation

The CEO of Otis Worldwide Corporation delivers keynote remarks at Lehigh's 154th Commencement.

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